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Russian Muslins to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan

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Russian Muslins to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan


15.05.2018

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The Holy month of Ramadan begins after the sunset on May 15 in accordance with the Muslin tradition, TASS reports. Islam sees this month as the most important one in the year as Ramadan is dedicated to sending Quran.

Muslims are forbidden to eat, drink and smoke at day light.

According to Rushan Abbyasov, who is the Deputy Head of Council of Muftis of Russia, the main idea of Ramadan is bringing up purity and tolerance. The believers are doing good deeds, charity and repent for their sins.

Moscow will host festival called Ramadan’s Tent held traditionally at the Poklonnaya Gora (translated as the Worship Hill). The tent is to be installed next to the Memorial Mosque. Its square will be expanded up to 3000 meters.

In the evenings, people will be invited to take part in the breaking feast. Up to 1000 people are welcome to join the evening meal every day. The mosques will hold similar charity feasts after the sunset each day.

Festival has extensive cultural programme to comprise days of culture of Muslin peoples, countries and Russian regions, including Tatarstan, Chechnia, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan and other countries.

A meeting with Football Club Angy is scheduled. Alliance of Female Muslims of Russia  are going to hold some meetings. There will be activities organized by representatives of the halal industry and Islam business. 

All-Russian Contest of Quran Readers is scheduled for June 6. It will be conducted in Moscow Cathedral Mosque. The contest winners are to perform at Ramadan’s Tent.

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